Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Control

Podcast Panelists
Darin Lickfeldt, Ph.D. | FBN Head of Agronomy
Wade Givens, Ph.D. | FBN Senior Agronomist
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The pigweed species, including palmer amaranth and waterhemp, can pose a serious threat to the health of your crops. It's important for you to develop a management strategy to reduce the pressures it can cause next season.

In this week's episode, Darin and Wade discuss herbicide applications and other strategies commonly used to fight pigweed. 

Listen to learn more about:

  • How genetics allow pigweed to grow and spread so rapidly
  • Known herbicide resistance in palmer amaranth and waterhemp 
  • What options you have when trying to combat pigweed in your fields

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